7-2866

RIC VII, CONSTANTINOPLE 22/27, CONSTANTINE I, HYBRID, OVERSTRUCK

  

OBVERSE

CONSTANTI-ERVATO[RI] [CONSTANTI[NVS MAX AVG]]; head r. with rosette-diadem [CONSTANTINOPLE 22].

REVERSE

PROVIDEN-TIAECAESS [PROVIDENTIAE CAESS]; camp gate, two turrets, no doors, star above, varying number of stone layers. Γ in left field. CONS in exergue [CONSTANTINOPLE 27].

NOT IN RIC

HYBRID, OVERSTRUCK. Obverse CONSTANTINOPLE 22 (or 23, 25-26) with reverse CONSTANTINOPLE 27. Note, however, that this coin was overstruck on coin from one of Licinius' emissions minted few years earlier in Heraclea (HERACLEA 51-55), Nicomedia (NICOMEDIA 43-50), Cyzicus (CYZICUS 14-19), Antioch (ANTIOCH 34-36) and Alexandria (ALEXANDRIA 27-33)

NOTES

Weight 2.94 g; diameter 20.7 mm. Coin sold on Naville Numismatics Live Auction 47 (lot 636) in March 2019 for GBP 380.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski